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PH mailing system ‘sucks’, says US lawyer

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“Your mailing system sucks.” This was how American lawyer Robert Swift expressed his dismay over what he described as the inefficiency of the country’s postal system.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Form panel for claims now, Marcos victims urge

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Saying the victims of martial law abuses have waited long enough, human rights groups are urging Malacañang to form immediately the panel that would process their claims for compensation.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to PH: Never again

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RIGHTING A WRONG President Aquino signs the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act, which provides compensation to thousands of victims of martial law, at the Edsa People Power Monument in Quezon City on Monday. Witnessing the signing are (from left) Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman, House Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II, Quezon Rep. Erin Tañada, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares and Speaker Sonny Belmonte.  RICHARD A. REYES

Amid the hoopla of the People Power I celebration, President Aquino on Monday signed a law compensating close to 10,000 victims of human rights violations during martial law as he exhorted Filipinos to “celebrate a race that will never again be oppressed.”

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

House passes bill compensating Marcos victims

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Almost 15 years after Swiss authorities transferred $540 million in ill-gotten Marcos deposits to the Philippines, the House of Representatives finally approved a bill allotting the money to thousands of human rights victims during the late dictator’s reign.

Posted: April 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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